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Sheet Metal Workers

North/Central California

Average yearly earnings

$36k - $65k

When you work beyond your scheduled 8-hour shift, you’ll receive overtime pay for those hours at a higher rate. Benefits of employment can include health, dental, and vision insurance, a retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, and educational stipends to learn new skills. These perks can be valued at thousands of dollars annually.
+ overtime & benefits
Southern California

Average yearly earnings

$40k - $68k

When you work beyond your scheduled 8-hour shift, you’ll receive overtime pay for those hours at a higher rate. Benefits of employment can include health, dental, and vision insurance, a retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, and educational stipends to learn new skills. These perks can be valued at thousands of dollars annually.
+ overtime & benefits
Bay Area California

Average yearly earnings

$33k - $46k

When you work beyond your scheduled 8-hour shift, you’ll receive overtime pay for those hours at a higher rate. Benefits of employment can include health, dental, and vision insurance, a retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, and educational stipends to learn new skills. These perks can be valued at thousands of dollars annually.
+ overtime & benefits
Build California * Learn a trade

Sheet Metal Workers

Measure, saw, weld, and bend pieces of sheet metal for buildings and ventilation equipment.


AVERAGE WAGE

$18/hour +

Apprentice

$35/hour +

Journeyperson


Demand through 2026 : Steady

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • High School Diploma or GED High School Diploma or GED
  • +5 YEARS ON-THE-JOB TRAINING +5 YEARS ON-THE-JOB TRAINING
  • + OTHER REQUIREMENTS + OTHER REQUIREMENTS

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Fabricators use hand tools and computer-controlled machinery to build and assemble ductwork, roofing, and more.

Once complete, components are then transported to construction sites for assembly by installers.

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